It would appear the NCAA shares the Internet’s general opinion of Danny Sheridan. The governing body has taken time on this sleepy Friday to release a statement on the highly-publicized meeting between the “analyst” and its personnel. It is short and to the point and is reprinted here in full for posterity:
Danny Sheridan continues to make vague, unsubstantiated claims without backing them up with proof. Contrary to his claims of having an inside source with details on the Auburn investigation, the NCAA has not provided information to Sheridan or anyone else. As a matter of due diligence, the NCAA spoke with Sheridan this week to determine if he had any facts pertaining to the investigation. Sheridan, however, did not provide any information to the enforcement staff and certainly did not provide a name. Instead, he unsuccessfully attempted to gather information for his own use.
Isn’t institutionalized vitriol the best? There’s a strange kind of beauty in the venom between the lines here, like a highly-structured poem.